Largo di Torre Argentina

Monuments and Landmarks
The venue for Four Republican temples of Ancient Rome, where Caesar was killed, where operas opened and today home to a cat sanctuary.

Know Before You Go

The highlights are the temples and the old site of the opera house and many people want to see the area in Pompey's Theater where Julius Caesar met his demise.
Sometimes there is conservation work going on, it is worth checking before you visit.
If you love cats come to watch the cats sunbathing among the ruins.
If you have children who are cat lovers they will thoroughly enjoy this.

Largo di Torre Argentina is a square in Rome which was home to four Republican temples of ancient Rome. Visit the Temple of Juturna and Fortuna Huiusce Diei and the Teatro Argentina which was an 18th century theatre and opera house located in the Square. Julius Caesar was killed in the Curia of the Theater of Pompey also on this site. Many opera premieres took place there including Rossini's The Barber of Seville in 1816 and Verdi's I due Foscari in 1844. Today it is also the cat sanctuary of Torre Argentina which is a shelter for homeless cats.


If you want to see the site which has seen a lot of history you should visit Largo di Torre Argentina. From the temple sites to the place where Julius Caesar was killed to the cat sanctuary and place where famous operas had their opening nights, there really is something for everyone here.

Key Highlights

If you want to see the site which has seen a lot of history you should visit Largo di Torre Argentina. From the temple sites to the place where Julius Caesar was killed to the cat sanctuary and place where famous operas had their opening nights, there really is something for everyone here.

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